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Solar electricity basics : powering your home or office with solar energy

Chiras, Daniel D (author., Author).

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  • ISBN: 086571925X
  • ISBN: 9780865719255
  • Physical Description: vii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Second revised edition.
  • Publisher: Gabriola Island, British Columbia : New Society Publishers, [2020]

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General Note: Includes index.
Summary, etc.: "Solar Electricity Basics is a highly readable introduction to a promising technology, ideal for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students. It covers everything you need to work with solar electricity including sizing a solar electric system, types of systems, how systems operate, and costs and benefits."--
Subject: Photovoltaic power generation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Solar energy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals.

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Solar Electricity
Chapter 2 Understanding the Sun and Solar Energy --- Things You Need to Know to Size and Mount a Solar Array
Chapter 3 Understanding Solar Electricity --- Types of Modules, How They Are Rated, and Advances in Solar Technology
Chapter 4 Does Solar Electricity Make Sense? Sizing a System and Evaluating Its Cost and Economic Benefits
Chapter 5 Solar Electric Systems: What Are Your Options?
Chapter 6 Understanding Inverters
Chapter 7 Batteries, Charge Controllers, and Gen-Sets
Chapter 8 Mounting a PV Array for Maximum Output
Chapter 9 Final Considerations: Permits, Covenants, Utility Interconnection, and Buying a System
Index 207(8)
About the Author 215(1)
A Note about the Publisher 216

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